Gabriel Gastelum


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You know those sessions? Those incredible engagement sessions? Those sessions where you go to the location and take pictures and yell “SHUT THE FUCK UP” after each shot? This was one of those sessions. Like a perfectly baked cake with the right amount of icing. This session was just delicious. Wow…Obviously I’m incredibly hungry while […]

I wrote the story below a few days ago intending to blog it this week. This morning Chris informed me that Norma passed away in peace surrounded by the people that love her. It was truly an honor to have met her and captured her smile before she passed. All my love to Chris today. […]

Hey Los Angeles,  Your drag scene is first class. It is no surprise though. Los Angeles has some of the best drag queens in the entire world.  Speaking of first class. Let me introduce you to Lola. Lola Rose.  Miss Lola Rose is a brilliant drag queen. An world class makeup artist {Seriously you should […]

a mile away  that is how far you can be and still see Shelly’s smile.  it’s the most amazing ray of sunshine  we needed a little something more serious for her shoot and portfolio  but trust me, that smile can knock down buildings  (also, the cigarettes were only used for the effect. calm down) 

I love when I can say that I made a good friend during a shoot.  I’ve met a lot of people during my time as a photographer and I can honestly say a lot of them have became really close friends. Parker is one of those people.  We clicked due to our wanderlust. We love […]

Talent.  That describes Mat Chavez perfectly. That man has a universe of talent coming out of those hands of his.  I was in NYC earlier this year and had the chance to catch up with him again and take a couple of portraits. We wanted to capture him as an artist in NYC.  him on […]

the perfect light a dash of rain  surrounded by green // a perfect Pacific Northwest afternoon  I’m so into the beauty of the PNW and couples who are the kindest around  I’ve said it a thousand times and it will always be true you can do whatever you want for your wedding. and when you […]

Spending a good amount of time in other cultures, observing, seeing ways of life. These things, have impacted my vision of life more than anything else. Tokyo is an unbelievable city. Never have I been in a city so big and so quiet at the same time.  Tokyo is a city of infinite entertainment and […]

Quizá no fue coincidencia encontrarme contigoTal vez esto lo hizo el destinoQuiero dormirme de nuevo en tu pechoY después me despierten tus besos I really don’t know where to start with this one. There is just so much to say. It was such an incredible wedding, filled with so many incredible moments, that I just…. […]

My time in Melbourne was actually longer than my time in Sydney, but I took almost no pictures {Although Click Here for a Bomb Ass Video of my Trip There} . I really have no idea why. I spent my time in Melbourne less worried about capturing what I was doing and enjoying my time with […]